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Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by RepLA, Feb 18, 2012.

  1. Feb 18, 2012 at 4:53 PM
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    Was thinking of ordering a sheet of mesh from here but not sure on which one to get:confused:.. Any ideas??

    Was thinking the Small Hexagon Grill Mesh,or Small Perforated Aluminum Grill Mesh.

    Customcargrills.com

    Am going to make a satoshi grill so kinda undecided on which one to get. Any ideas?
     
  2. Feb 18, 2012 at 4:59 PM
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  3. Feb 18, 2012 at 7:34 PM
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    Still trying to decide...
    Be careful, remember your truck has to "breath"! need that are so it doesn't get too hot...
     
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    Yeah exactly that's why i was wondering what users that have these grills recommend. Ive seen users with both just not sure if they had any problems with theirs
     
  5. Feb 18, 2012 at 7:58 PM
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    Still trying to decide...
    With the amount of metal in the top one, looks like you could be cutting your cooling air by half... Might look bad ass, but unless you live in northern Canada I would go with the bottom one.
     
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    that top one is fine ive done a couple grills with that style
     
  7. Feb 18, 2012 at 8:11 PM
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    Thats what i was thinking. I dont want the inside to be as visible but yeah at the same time it does need to breath. Also considering

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    Which kind of mesh do you have on yours now?
     
  9. Feb 18, 2012 at 8:18 PM
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    When I look at that metal is just reminds me of covers that have cold AC air coming out of it. I think it would be something I'd see on a chromed up truck, not a Taco.
     
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    Well imma paint it of course if that makes a difference to you? lol
     
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    It could. But it's not going to make a difference to when it comes to restricted air flow that's going to happen.
     
  12. Feb 18, 2012 at 8:35 PM
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    Thats why im posting on here to find out with users who have these if they have had any problems. Such as air flow. Ive seen plenty of users with them but haven't seen any of them complain but i just wana get some thoughts before purchasing
     
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    when you really think about it. the stock grill block allot of air flow with those 2 big pieces of black plastic going across it.


    other than that i like the first mesh. the one with the small round holes. looks like the M1 that homertaco offers.
     
  14. Feb 18, 2012 at 8:43 PM
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    Yeah man im stuck on the first 2. Really like the look on the first. But hoping it doesnt restrict the air.
     
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    yeah. i don’t think it would! if you look at what homertaco offers for mesh it looks like the M1.
     
  16. Feb 18, 2012 at 8:52 PM
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    Can you link me to his projects?
     
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    Yeah thats what i was noticing as i was reading about the grills. But since he doesnt accept customers sending him their grills i decided to do it my self. He does do a very good job though.
     
  19. Feb 18, 2012 at 9:21 PM
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    you can get the mesh from him and still to the cutting of the grill and everything you’r self.
     
  20. Feb 18, 2012 at 9:54 PM
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    I wonder how much he sells the mesh for then. I cant ask him since hes on vacation but i mean i can get a sheet of 16x48 from customcargrills.com for 40 bucks. Not bad.
     
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